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Join the Injini EdTech Fellowship Program: Shape the Future of Education with Us!

Are you passionate about transforming education in Africa? We’re thrilled to announce the Injini EdTech Fellowship Program, delivered in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation. This 6-month, equity-free, hybrid venture support program is designed to accelerate your EdTech startup to new heights, and we want you to be part of this exciting journey!

Program Overview: The Injini EdTech Fellowship Program is divided into three core focus areas, running from May through October 2024. Here’s what we’ll be focusing on:

  1. Facilitating Market Access: We aim to increase access to quality education for learners at the “bottom of the pyramid.”
  2. Impact Measurement & Evaluation: We’ll help you design and implement effective impact measurement systems to track your educational outcomes.
  3. Financial Sustainability: Get support to enhance your financial sustainability, including investment readiness assistance where needed.

Program Benefits: As a selected EdTech company, or “Fellow,” you’ll receive specialized acceleration support valued at over R2,500,000, courtesy of Injini and the Mastercard Foundation. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Hands-on support from experts in education innovation, fundraising, and more.
  • Pedagogical evaluation and certification by EdTech Impact and Education Alliance Finland.
  • Bespoke market research support and access to sponsored skills for capacity building.
  • Networking opportunities with industry experts and key ecosystem players.
  • Access to courses and office hours from Carnegie Mellon University, a global leader in education technology.
  • Equity-free venture funding of over R1,000,000 to fuel your startup’s growth.

Program Outline:

  • Pre-Acceleration: Late Mar – Apr 2024
    • Selection of Cohort
    • Program Onboarding
    • Needs Assessment
  • Acceleration Program: May – Oct 2024
    • Social Impact Measurement & Management
    • Market Access & Product Optimization
    • Financial Sustainability and Investment Readiness
  • Post-Program Support: Nov 2024 – Oct 2026
    • Two years of light-touch support
    • Ongoing M&E support and data collection
    • Additional grant funding disbursements

Ready to Apply? If your EdTech startup is Africa-focused and ready to make a difference, don’t miss this opportunity! Apply now for the Injini EdTech Fellowship Program and be part of shaping the future of education in Africa.

Join us on this transformative journey. Apply here. Let’s build the future of learning together! 🌍📚